2021 Spanish Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

2021 Spanish Grand Prix

F1 concluded its Iberian Peninsula double-header adventures with a wholly engaging Spanish Grand Prix. The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya ranks low on many fans’ favourite tracks list but 2021 might change the minds of some. Did any of the GP Grandstand team look at Barcelona in a new light? Jacob Phillips – “We’re in for a […]

F3 2021 is Go!

The F3 field in practice for Round 1 at Barcelona 2021

F3 2021 kicks off this weekend for the first round of eight at Barcelona.  An exciting calendar of tracks awaits the 30 drivers and 10 teams.  Straight away you can see the big difference between F2 and F1.  F3 teams have three drivers each.   The other main difference on the team side for F2 fans […]

Reflecting on the 2021 Portuguese GP

Whilst Portugal may not have provided us with as much on-track action as Bahrain and Imola, there are still plenty of positives to take away from the race. Take a look to see why you should give the last Grand Prix some more credit. Mercedes vs Red Bull The battle for dominance between Mercedes and […]

F1: Three things to look out for in Portimao

Formula One heads to Portimao for only the second time this weekend as F1 returns with the Portuguese Grand Prix. Last year proved to be a cracker as Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s all time win record of 91 as the sport returned to Portugal for the first time since 1996. This year things wont […]

Robert Shwartzman: In the Grandstand

Robert Shwartzman In the Grandstand Interview

We have another In the Grandstand interview for you, this time with the 2019 F3 champion, Robert Shwartzman. The young Russian is part of the Ferrari Driver Academy and the all-conquering Prema team. Robert could join Mick Schumacher, Pierre Gasly, and Charles Leclerc in joining F1 as Prema champion if 2021 goes his way We […]

Reflecting on the 2021 Emilia Romagna GP

A little bit of time has passed since Formula One’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. With no race this weekend, let’s look back at what we saw at Imola. Haas and Williams We know this year’s Haas is what is known in the industry as a dog.  Slow and with a tendency to bite the […]

2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

With F1 returning to Imola once again in 2021, many fans were hesitant to raise any hopes. Yet the wet weather forecast ahead of the weekend suggested drama could unfold. And boy-oh-boy did Imola deliver many talking points this year! The GP Grandstand team reflect on the flashpoints from the 2021 F1 Imola Grand Prix. […]

F1 Spotlight: Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna McLaren

Ayrton Senna was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 21st March 1960. He began to develop an interest in cars from the age of four, learning to drive his father’s Jeep (including changing gears without using a clutch) around the family’s farm at the age of seven. Ayrton’s father built his first go-kart and […]

What to watch out for in Imola 2021

F1 at Imola

Formula 1 returns to the legendary Imola circuit this weekend for the second Grand Prix of the 2021 season. Fans were treated to a decent show last year and expectations are high following the opening race in Bahrain. So, what should we all be looking out for this time around? Here’s what to watch out […]

Roy Nissany’s self-indulgence is hurting our sport

Roy Nissany (ISR) Williams Racing Development Driver. Formula One Testing, Saturday 13th March 2021. Sakhir, Bahrain.

Roy Nissany is currently the only person on the planet to have driven a current-spec F1 car and an F2 car in 2021. The pre-season testing in Bahrain let the teams and drivers get to grips with the machinery. For Formula 1, that meant (minor) regulation changes. With Formula 2, the cars are the same, […]